American Airlines Federal Credit Union awards 2015 Scholarship Recipients

FORT WORTH, TX (May 27, 2015) — For more than a decade, American Airlines Credit Union has invested in the futures of its young member-owners by providing scholarship award opportunities for higher education. This year, out of more than 400 applicants, the Credit Union was pleased to award a total of 11 scholarships. Seven high school students and four college students each received $5,000 scholarships.

“The Credit Union is proud to provide these outstanding young people a financial incentive to pursue their dreams. We can’t wait to see what’s next from these talented go-getters,” said Lori Hall, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Member Services at American Airlines Credit Union. “We have high hopes for every one of them.”

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 American Airlines Credit Union Scholarship:

2015 Scholarship Recipients

Arav Arora, 18 of Plano, Texas, will study chemical engineering at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J.

Madeline Brown, 18, of Salem, Wis., will be attending the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and majoring in biology/pre-med.

Alison DeBruyn, 18, of Frankfort, Ill., plans to study finance and technology at the College of Business – University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill.

Alicia DiVito, 20, of Enfield, Conn., is currently studying business administration-management at the Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Conn.

Erin Egan, 18, of Dallas, Texas, will be attending the University of Southern California and majoring in business.

Christine Jones, 17, of Tulsa, Okla., will major in elementary education at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla.

Nina Kuprasertkul, 17, of Keller, Texas, will attend Duke University in Durham, N.C., where she plans to study chemistry.

Taylor Michie, 19, of Annapolis, Md., is studying international relations at Fordham University in New York City, N.Y.

Norris Nicholson, 19, of Cumming, Ga., is currently attending the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga., where she is studying aerospace engineering.

Aspen Riser, 21, of Cedar Hill, Texas, is working on her master’s degree in behavioral sciences and health education at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.

Daniela Walls, 17, of Colleyville, Texas, will be attending the University of California, Berkeley, and majoring in materials science engineering.

The 2016 American Airlines Credit Union Scholarship applications will be available in December 2015. To learn more about Credit Union Youth Programs, or to become a member-owner, call (800) 533-0035, visit or visit your local Credit Union branch.

About American Airlines Federal Credit Union
Founded in 1936, American Airlines Credit Union now serves the present and retired employees of American Airlines, their family members and people who work in the air transportation industry. Now in its 79th year, the Credit Union has more than 249.900 members nationwide and assets in excess of $5.6 billion. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, American Airlines Credit Union is committed first and foremost to enriching its member-owners’ financial well-being through their participation in the products and services of the Credit Union. For more information, please visit

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